February 15, 2019Betty and Vincent had an arranged marriage. There was no honeymoon after the wedding; instead Betty moved in with his family and lived with her mother-in-law in her home with about 20 others. She loved it and their life together has been "precious and joyous".
February 15, 2019Datuk Koh Kia Lim and Datin Lim Ah Lan started out as classmates. They became friends but he harboured a crush on her from the time they were 15. Their love took time but it has lasted and they have been happily married for 45 years.
January 11, 2019It is high time we throw Ageist Attitudes that portray senior citizens as frail and weak out the window. A proposed law for seniors hopes to empower and protect the rights of the elderly.
December 28, 2018Everyone stands to gain when retirees join the workforce. Apart from their strong work ethic and reliability, seniors often record lower absenteeism, more job loyalty, eagerness to learn new skills and very strong customer service skills.
November 16, 2018An elderly couple is taking on the challenges of caring for their son with Down Syndrome, who is now enduring perhaps the cruelest of characteristics often associated with his condition – accelerated ageing.
October 15, 2018Girls Not Brides is a global partnership of over 1,000 civil society organisations committed to ending child marriage. This year they hosted the largest meeting of advocates in Kuala Lumpur with 500 participants from 74 countries.
October 8, 2018Children's fascination with strong language isn’t new. By age five, kids get a big thrill out of profanities. Here's how to help them understand that hurtful words are no laughing matter.